Gordon Training International Donates Materials to the YMCA for Leadership Training Event

Seattle YMCA executives and staff recently participated in the time tested and internationally proven Leader Effectiveness Training at no cost.
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Sept. 12, 2012 - PRLog -- SOLANA BEACH, CA – Gordon Training International in conjunction with Esterline Technologies and the YMCA of Greater Seattle held a Leader Effectiveness Training (L.E.T.) workshop in August, free of charge to YMCA executives and staff.  

The event aimed to train leaders at the YMCA with the necessary skills to prevent, reduce and manage conflict, communicate more effectively and strengthen team-building skills by learning and using the L.E.T. skills.

Trainers, Tom Heine of Esterline and Kyle Cronk of the Clallam County YMCA, made this event possible with the generous donation of their valuable time, with materials donated by Gordon training International. Many who attended claim that the event was both satisfying and successful.

The Senior VP of the YMCA of Greater Seattle said about the workshop:

“To better serve our communities, the YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to developing cause-driven leaders through a diverse range of training opportunities.  Thank you to Gordon Training International, Tom Heine, and Kyle Cronk for their generous donation of time and resources.  The L.E.T. experience strengthened our leaders’ problem solving, communication and conflict resolution skills.  It was an invaluable opportunity!” Jane Brenneman, Senior VP Human Resources.

Here are some additional comments from participants:

“I would highly recommend this training for supervisors of all levels at the YMCA.” Megan W., Healthy Living Director

“Fantastic!  I highly recommend this to anyone in a leadership position…it will definitely help situations get resolved.” Christina L., Administrative Director

To learn more about Leadership Training classes offered by Gordon Training International visit http://www.gordontraining.com/category/leadership-training/

About the YMCA of Greater Seattle
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is one of the Northwest’s leading nonprofit organizations strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Founded in 1876, we enhance the lives of more than 200,328 people annually through 13 branches, two overnight camps and more than 200 program sites throughout King and south Snohomish counties.

About Esterline Technologies
Esterline Corporation is a specialized manufacturing company serving principally aerospace and defense markets. Approximately 80% of total revenues are generated from aerospace/defense markets. The remaining 20% is from the application of these technologies in adjacent markets. Esterline management views the company’s businesses in three segments related to its set of core competencies: Avionics & Controls, Sensors & Systems, and Advanced Materials.  They currently have 8 in-house L.E.T. Trainers.

About Gordon Training International
Gordon Training International (GTI) headquartered in Solana Beach, California, is a world-renowned human relations training organization. GTI was founded in 1962 by Dr. Thomas Gordon, a three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, who is best-known for his parenting program, P.E.T., Parent Effectiveness Training and his leadership training program, L.E.T., Leader Effectiveness Training programs.

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